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The next time someone tells you mock drafts are pointless, point them to this nugget of information.
Like many NFL fans, the Ravens’ front office is perusing mock drafts in the days leading up the NFL draft. That’s how Baltimore knew to trade ahead of the Broncos and Texans to pick up Kansas State linebacker Arthur Brown, according to Peter King of Sports Illustrated.
Obviously Ozzie Newsome and his Ravens aren’t reading just any mocks leading up to late April, but many legitimate writers have been tipped off by sources about which teams have shown interest in certain players. In this case, Baltimore had read from a clued-in writer that the Broncos and Texans wanted Brown.
The Ravens jumped from No. 62 overall to No. 56 to grab the former Wildcat. Houston and Denver held the next two picks in the second round.
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As most Baltimore Ravens players are most likely still on a Super Bowl high, the 2013 cheerleading squad seems to be hard at work getting ready for next season. Currently, it is raining in good old San Diego and to make it worse I am a little bit foggy after long day of Cinco de Mayo celebrations however, the above gallery has set me straight. Cheerleaders don’t seem to have it...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Baltimore Ravens haven’t made a decision regarding Rolando McClain’s future as a member of their organization after his latest arrest.
From TA: I’m told #Ravens haven’t made a decision on Rolando McClain’s future. DeCosta’s comments on 2nd chances were about original signing
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 7, 2013
As was reported last Wednesday, the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens and left tackle Bryant McKinnie agreed upon a new two-year, $7 million contract.
As the details of the contract have been leaked, there is clearly still concern about McKinnie’s physical playing condition.
The Baltimore Sun reveals some of the details of the freshly-inked deal, which include weight...
The Super Bowl champions, Baltimore Ravens, waived running back Lonyae Miller. Miller was the backup to Ryan Mathews at Fresno State before entering the NFL as an undrafted free agent three years ago. He had never taken a carry in an NFL game but garnered a not-so-super 2.9 YPC in the 2012 preseason.
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Ian Rapoport reports that there’s still a “real chance” the Ravens could release ILB Rolando McClain following his latest arrest.
This comes just a day after Ravens assistant GM Eric DeCosta said that he believes McClain ”warrants a second chance.”
According to Rapoport, DeCosta’s comments were about their decision sign him in the first place and they’ve yet to...
The Baltimore Ravens traded wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers earlier this offseason following a dispute over the veteran's contract. Following the start of free agency and the NFL Draft, Baltimore continues its search for wide outs. Assistant general manager Eric DeCosta told Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun that the Ravens are "still working"...
Rolando McClain’s troubles in his hometown of Decatur, Alabama almost cut his NFL career short before he could ever reach his potential.
McClain was released by the Raiders this off-season and given a second chance by the Baltimore Ravens. Days after signing a one year deal with the Ravens, McClain was arrested again in his hometown for disorderly conduct.
Ravens assistant G...
Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta told the Baltimore Sun that they’re still looking for a veteran wide receiver after trading away Anquan Boldin this offseason.
“I think the hunt goes on,” DeCosta said.. “We’re still working. The roster is not set. We’re always evaluating. We’re always looking at guys. Guys get signed, guys get cut.
“Our pro personnel...
Second chances are running low for Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Life doesn’t hand out second chances very often. As such, conventional wisdom would suggest those that get third and fourth chances should probably take full advantage.
Linebacker Rolando McClain, by some standards, has already used up his second chance before even taking the field as...
The Baltimore Ravens are going to have a really hard time replacing wide receiver Anquan Boldin.
The team traded him to the San Francisco 49ers over a money issue.
They now have the unenviable task of replacing his production.
Boldin was a critical piece to the Ravens success especially in intermediate to long distance third down situations.
The team’s assistant general...